I think bikes, like cowboy boots, should be chosen carefully and suit your mood. And right now, I’m in the mood for a tough, muddy, day-long bicycling adventure that will shake the cobwebs from my winter-softened muscles and test the limits of my endurance. And since it’s springtime, and its Yellowstone Country, it is likely to be a snowy ride – at least in the high country — in addition to sweaty one. I can’t wait.
Instead of my cute fuchsia cruiser bike with the wire basket and the bell – the bike I save for around-town excursions – I’m getting out my trusty blue ten-speed, checking the air pressure in the tires and oiling the gears in preparation for some spring cycling in Yellowstone National Park.
Cycling in Yellowstone takes some planning. The first thing my friends and I do when we plan a spring cycling outing in the park is check the National Park Service website to find out road opening dates. Typically, the first roads to open are from the West Yellowstone entrance, but driving from Cody to West Yellowstone isn’t practical when most park roads are still Read More